A key measure of industrial activity has sunk to its lowest level since the Great Recession.
Why the manufacturing recession still matters
The U.S. economy continues to grow (albeit at a snail’s pace), but Russ discusses why investors ignore the manufacturing recession at their peril.
"But It's Only A Manufacturing Recession, What's The Big Deal"
Despite the services economy starting to turn down towards manufacturing's inevitable recessionary prints, there remains a hope-strewn crowd of status-quo face-savers desperately clinging to the linear-thinking "but manufacturing is only 12% of economic output and thus is no longer a good bellwether for the overall economy" narrative. Here is why they are wrong not to worry...
Manufacturing Recessions Vs Real Recessions: How Much Lead Time Do You Expect?
Manufacturing matters more than most think. A very reliable recession indicator is flashing rapidly...
What Will a Recession Mean for Student Housing?
Companies should check their recession plans
Many economists predict the economic expansion will end in 2020, which means companies need to prepare for a downturn. Here are several steps they can take, including improving balance sheets and reviewing compensation plans.
10 businesses that will be hammered by the next recession
Let me add a big caveat — consumers and corporations make surprising decisions on what spending is cut when the piggy bank’s empty!
Cancer deaths rose during the recession. But why?
The link between unemployment and cancer fatalities.
How Apartment Executives are Preparing for the Next Recession
Recession Recovery: Local Governments Must Guide the Way
People are finally starting to bounce back from the recession, and they’re looking to local governments -- not the feds or the states -- to guide them into a better future.
What Recession? Don’t Believe the Hype
In case you were too busy to notice, there are some rumors swirling around right now about a possible economic recession in 2020. Led by a handful of economists, analytics, and pundits who pore over data to come up with potential recessionary scenarios, these predictions could very well create a situation that works a lot like the self-fulfilling prophecy: believe in it enough, and it just may happen At least one major American steel manufacturer is optimistic about what the new year will…
The Future of Smart Manufacturing
The meeting and subsequent workshop were convened to better define smart manufacturing and to develop a roadmap for addressing key issues
A look into smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Audio: How Nonprofits Can Prepare for the Next Recession
Map a clear strategy with specific outcomes you're trying to achieve, says one expert.
Survey: Administrative cuts might not be the answer in next recession
Companies made cuts to general and administrative functions to save money in past recessions, but this strategy could be harder to implement in the next downturn, per a Bain & Co. survey. G&A efficiency deteriorated by 20 basis points from 2003 to 2017, the survey finds.
What Does it Mean to Be a Woman in Manufacturing?
(This blog was originally posted on October 27, 2016 on The Association of Manufacturing Technology ...
How To Get Started With Smart Manufacturing
Smart manufacturing is flat -- and you can use it to create an organization that's flat and free of silos.
Why 2019 Will Be The Year Of The Manufacturing Platform
U.S.-China trade tensions could accelerate the adoption of manufacturing platforms and create new opportunities for local manufacturing.
Mobile technology trends in retail and manufacturing
Mobile technologies are creating new collaboration opportunities and driving innovation across the entire retail and manufacturing supply chain. In addition to being a new means of data collection, mobile applications and smart devices extend core processes and functions and support new processes IDC’s Manufacturing Insights’ “Supply Chain Survey” found that retailers and manufacturers alike have identified the important role mobility plays in their industries. Manufacturers are…
10 ways cloud is revolutionising manufacturing
How are manufacturers using cloud computing to revolutionise their industry? HSO – a leading provider of innovative enterprise business solutions, explains.